|Module code||GLY 364|
|Faculty||Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences|
Strength and failure modes of rock material and rock failure criteria. The characteristics of joints in rock. Joint line surveys and interpretation of data. Characteristics of a rock mass, rock mass classification and determination of strength. Slope stability in surface mines. Induced seismicity due to deep mining and rock bursts.
|Contact time||4 lectures per week, 2 practicals per week|
|Language of tuition||Module is presented in English|
|Period of presentation||Quarter 4|
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